Alex Trebekdaughter Nicky Trebek went to social media to honor her father after his last danger! Episode broadcast.
The game show’s beloved host died in November at the age of 80 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer and just 10 days after filming his last episode. Originally his last danger! The episode was scheduled to air on Christmas Day, but has been postponed for broadcast on Friday, January 8th. Alex is survived by his wife Jean Trebek, their two children Emily and Matthew and Nicky, whom he raised when he was married to his ex-wife Elaine Trebek Kareand who worked as a danger! Production coordinator.
“@jeopardy #jeopardyforever #wemissyoudad,” wrote Nicky on Instagram on Friday evening. “You were extraordinary !!! #instagram.”
Nicky, who celebrated her 55th birthday that day, also posted a video montage of Alex the Jeopardy on her Instagram story! That was shared on the show’s social media accounts, as well as a screenshot from the clip show showing him from behind walking off the set and pumping his fist in Breakfast Club movie style. She wrote: “We miss you, papa.”